Oh dear, we’re bound to get into trouble for this one from some quarters. Yes, we know chainsaws are inherently lethal, but in the right, trained, hands, they can be used to create very striking sculptures, as we fearlessly show you in GW292.

 

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Chris Bain in total control of his chainsaw to create works of art

 

In this issue we’ve got Edward Hopkins, another man who puts common sense on the top of his dos and don’ts list, constructing virtually bomb-proof barn-style garage doors,

 

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Garage doors built for security

 

Also self-styled bodger Tony Scott making a pan stand, Dave Roberts upcycling to create a quirky CD storage unit and Les Thorne turning a nut bowl and hammer.

 

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Nut bowl and hammer

 

And we’ve got confirmation from three experts that Shane Skelton’s amazing dovetail saw is sheer perfection.

 

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Find out why this dovetail saw is “fantastic” 

 

Not to be missed issue 292 of Good Woodworking on sale 24th April 2015

Andrea Hargreaves, Editor